Sania Mirza reaches 25th doubles final of career

Indian tennis ace touched another milestone in her career by reaching 25th doubles final.

Written by PTI | New Haven | Published:August 23, 2013 4:35 pm

Indian tennis ace touched another milestone in her career by reaching 25th doubles final along with new partner Jie Zheng at the WTA New Haven Open.

Sania and Jie,seeded third,got the better of Spanish team of Silvia Soler-Espinosa and Carla Suarez Navarro 6-3 6-3 in the semifinals of the USD 690,000 hard court event,the last tournament before the US Open.

It is Sania’s fourth final of the year and 25th overall,and she emerged victorious in 16 of them.

Somdev in final round of US Open qualifiers

Somdev Devvarman is one win away from US Open main draw after recording a hard-earned victory over American Robby Ginepri in the second round of the qualifiers.

Sixth seed Somdev beat Ginepri 7-6 (4) 2-6 6-2 after a two hours contest.

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